DALTON, WHITFIELD COUNTY (WRCB) - A Dalton man will spend six months in prison for forgery.

Charles George, Jr. pleaded guilty to forging his dead mother's retirement checks.

He was ordered to pay more than $40,000 in restitution.

George asked the judge to place him on house arrest because he suffers from diabetes.

A judge ordered him to serve time in a medical facility.